CT Technologist - Duke Hospital - Durham - PRN
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the
best in the United States and is known around the world for its
outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University
Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive
diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional
emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65
operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital
outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an
extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For , U.S.
News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in
11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes
& endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery,
gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics,
pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital
is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the
Raleigh-Durham area. In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has
an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient
facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers,
multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. General
Description of the Job Class Perform a variety of specialized tasks
involved in the performance of CT scans. Duties and
Responsibilities of this Level
- Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation
of CT scanners, power injectors, and related equipment in
accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position
patients for CT scans using patient positioning devices and
protective equipment as necessary.
- Perform exams accurately per established protocols, policy, and
patient safety standards.
- Assist radiologist with imaging procedures, starting IV's, and
injecting contrast, if applicable.
- Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedures.
- Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed
images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label.
Film/transmit to Image Archival System.
- Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical
- Charge procedures and supplies in EHR.
- Dispense and or order oral contrast to patients for CT
- Maintain accurate patient records.
- Provide orientation and training to new CT technologists.
- Provide care for the psychological and physical needs of
patients and their families for CT scans.
- Provide education and training to student technologists.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work
- Coordinate scheduling and patient flow
- Demonstrate proficiency in IV placement for contrast
- Demonstrate proficiency and accuracy in performance of all exam
- Assist with the education and training of new physicians
(interns, residents, fellows, and attendees). If applicable.
- Assist radiologists and PhD's in developing new protocols and
CT imaging techniques that are unique to facility.
- Perform CT specific technical assistance with projects assigned
by supervisor including but not limited to: Team lead, R & D,
protocol development, charge reconciliation and demonstration of
equipment. DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within imaging
services. There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and
opportunities at each hospital within the health system. Required
Qualifications at this Level Education Completion of an AMA
approved School of Radiologic Technology plus completion of an
accredited CT program OR Graduate of a bachelor's degree program in
Radiology, with two semesters of clinical rotation in CT OR
Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology with
two years of DUHS Radiology experience Experience Level I Must
obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment. Level II
Minimum of two years' experience as a CT technologist. Level III A
minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which
they are seeking promotion Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
ARRT certification in Radiography CT certification within 12 months
of employment BLS certification Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity
without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national
origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
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essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental
abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for
reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring
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